We found 32 orthopedic surgeons who accept United Healthcare near Elmhurst, IL.

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Dr. William John Hopkinson, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
2160 South First Avenue, Maguire Center; Room 1700
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. William Hopkinson is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine specialist. His education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. In his practice, he is particularly interested in knee problems, sports health, and rehabilitation. Dr. Hopkinson accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Community Care Network (CCN), and more. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Hopkinson (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Korean, and Vietnamese. Dr. Hopkinson's professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. Dr. Hopkinson is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Terry Richard Light, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1s224 and 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Terry Light's medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Light include hand problems, wrist problems, and elbow problems. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Community Care Network (CCN) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Light accepts. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Light is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC). Dr. Light has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthritis, Hand Problems, Hand Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael S Bednar, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Michael Bednar specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Maywood, IL, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, and Burr Ridge, IL. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and a graduate of Hospital for Special Surgery's residency program. His areas of expertise include spinal cord injuries, hand problems, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Bednar honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Bednar's professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Spinal Cord Injuries, Hand Problems, Rehabilitation

Dr. John F Sarwark, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. John Sarwark's medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Sarwark include scoliosis, orthopedic surgery, and spina bifida. The average patient rating for Dr. Sarwark is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sarwark is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. Dr. Sarwark has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Fractures, Sports Injuries, Orthopedic Surgery, Spina Bifida, Trauma

Dr. Michael David Stover, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Michael Stover is a specialist in orthopedic trauma. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, hip revision, and hip dysplasia. Dr. Stover takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, Coventry, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and a graduate of the University Hospitals, Cleveland's residency program. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Stover's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Stover is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Hip Dysplasia, Pelvic Fracture, Hip Fracture, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Hip Revision, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Eugene Papierski, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Transam Plaza Drive; Suite 460
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Paul Papierski works as a hand surgeon and orthopedist. Dr. Papierski's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to English, Dr. Papierski speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and Alexian Brothers Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Work Injuries, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig Justin Finlayson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Craig Finlayson, who practices in Northbrook, IL, Westchester, IL, and Forest, IL, is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Finlayson include ACL reconstruction and orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Finlayson honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. He is accepting new patients. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Arthroscopy, Orthopedic Surgery, ACL Reconstruction

Dr. Laura M Powers, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2301 Enterprise
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Laura Lemke is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Chicago, IL, Winfield, IL, and Csf, IL. In her practice, Dr. Lemke focuses on orthopedic surgery. Dr. Lemke is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lemke is accepting new patients. She attended Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Scoliosis, Orthopedic Surgery, Clubfoot

Dr. Michael S Pinzur, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1s224 and 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Michael Pinzur's areas of specialization are foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and Maywood, IL. His average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Pinzur include amputation, diabetic foot ulcers, and ankle problems. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Community Care Network (CCN), in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pinzur obtained his medical school training at Rush Medical College and performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC). He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Amputation, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Arthritis, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. Prasad V Gourineni, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1806 S. Highland Avenue
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Prasad Gourineni works as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. In addition to English, Dr. Gourineni (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. Clinical interests for Dr. Gourineni include spine problems and hip problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Gourineni graduated from Andhra Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. Alexander J Ghanayem, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2160 S 1st Avenue Department of Ortho Surg; Maguire Center Room 1700
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Alexander Ghanayem is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Ghanayem has a special interest in spinal cord injuries, spine surgery procedures, and neck problems. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Community Care Network (CCN), in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Ghanayem has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Back Problems, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Spinal Cord Injuries, Spine Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Joseph Grayhack, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. John Grayhack practices pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In Dr. Grayhack's practice, he is particularly interested in scoliosis, surgical procedures, and musculoskeletal problems. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He studied medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Grayhack accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Grayhack has a closed panel.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Limb Lengthening, Sports Injuries, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rebecca Lynn Carl, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Carl is a medical specialist in pediatric sports medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Carl's clinical interests include sports health. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Dr. Carl attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Injury, Musculoskeletal Problems, Sports Injuries, Concussion, Knee Injury

Dr. Benjamin Gilbert Domb, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1010 Executive Court; Suite 250
Westmont, IL
 

Dr. Benjamin Domb is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. He is rated highly by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: hip arthroscopy, rotator cuff injury, and minimally invasive hip replacement. Dr. Domb's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and The University of Chicago Medicine. Dr. Domb accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and more. He studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Hip Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Babak S Lami, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
360 Station Drive; Suite 200
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Babak Lami works as a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Schaumburg, IL and Crystal Lake, IL. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include discectomy (disc removal surgery), cervical (neck) spine problems, and herniated disc. Dr. Lami is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lami obtained his medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Centegra Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Artificial Disc Replacement, Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement, Complex Spinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Taruna Jethanand Madhav Crawford, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Trans Am Plaza Drive
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Taruna Madhav-Crawford is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. In addition to English, Dr. Madhav-Crawford (or staff) speaks Spanish, Polish, and Hindi. She has indicated that her clinical interests include shoulder surgery, wrist surgery, and hand surgery procedures. Dr. Madhav-Crawford is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Alexian Brothers Medical Center. She attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati for residency. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Madhav-Crawford honors.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery Procedures

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.

Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:

  • Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
  • Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
  • Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
  • Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
  • Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part

Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.

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